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Large wave hits, kills food safety icon David M. Theno

Food safety icon David M. Theno, 66, was hit by a large wave Monday while swimming with his grandson near Hulopoʻe Beach fronting Hawaii’s  Four Seasons Resort Lānaʻi.  Local firefighters responded to a report of a man being  pulled from the ocean at 1:29 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017. Lānaʻi (File photo by Wendy Osher) Theno was… Continue Reading

A Food Safety Hero: Oregon’s William Keene Dead at 56

Dr. William Keene, Oregon’s senior state epidemiologist, died Sunday, Dec. 1, The Oregonian newspaper reported. Keene was admitted to a Portland hospital two weeks earlier for acute pancreatitis. For the past two decades, the nationally known food detective kept the Oregon Public Health Division at the top of a short list of states known for… Continue Reading